Nahshon Wright Drafted By Dallas In Third Round
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Oregon State defensive back Nahshon Wright has been selected in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys on Friday.
Wright is the first Beaver selected in this year's NFL Draft. He is the eighth Oregon State player to be selected by Dallas all-time, and the first since defensive end Victor Butler in 2009.
Wright, an East Palo Alto, Calif., native, played in 18 games over two seasons for the Beavers. He totaled 64 tackles, with 1.5 tackles for loss, and five interceptions. He also recorded one sack and was credited with 11 pass deflections during his OSU career.
Wright ended his OSU career with two interceptions over six games in 2020. He finished with 30 tackles and six pass deflections and was named to the 2020 Pac-12 Coaches Honorable Mention squad.
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